Friday, April 13, 2012

Open Studios at 52 O street Tomorrow

52 O Street Open Studios

Saturday, April 14, 11-5pm
Sunday, April 15, 11-5pm

Open Studios is an annual event that invites the public into the creative spaces of the renowned artist studios at 52 O Street. Visitors will have the opportunity to explore artists’ work spaces, meet a wide variety of artists and arts professionals from a range of backgrounds and disciplines, and to see and purchase artists’ most recent works fresh from the site of creation. Additionally, visitors will enjoy film screenings, a bike clinic, the store at SCRAP-DC, food from local restaurants and vendors, and more events to be announced.

Since its inception as affordable artist studio space in 1978, 52 O Street has been an integral part of the DC arts community. The building provides both living space and creative work space to visual artists, musicians, designers, writers, performers, and more. Conveniently located a short walk from the New York Avenue Station on the Red Line, 52 O Street is just west of North Capitol Street.

This year, Open Studios participants will include:
Andrea Haffner
Becca Kallem
Bittersweet Creative
Capital Letter Press Studio
Cianne Fragione
Dan Treado
De*Nada Design
Derek Lieu
Drew Xeron
DJ Natty Boom
Eames Armstrong
GHOOM
Jane Claire Remick
Jeffrey Smith
Jon Malis/TUBE Studio
Kelly Towles
Kendall Nordin
Lisa K Rosenstein
Lisa Marie Thalhammer
Maeve Sheridan
Malte Renz
Mann Designs
Matt Costanza
Matt Hollis
Matt Pearson
Micheline Klagsbrun
Monier Barakat
Peter Harper
Raye Leith
Robin Schaefer
Ryder Haske
SCRAP-DC
Stephen Crouch
Thom Flynn
Threepenny Bikes
Topher Paterno

For a sneak peak of Open Studios, please visit the annual group show of 52 O Street artists up the street at Big Bear Cafe, located at 1700 1st Street NW.


Events:
O Street Stories, 4/14, 2-4pm, studio #202
An unpredictable reunion of artists from all decades of our building's history, from the wild '70's on, swapping stories and reminiscing about all these walls have seen and heard. Commemorating a unique building's 34 years as a center of creative activity.
Confirmed participants include Jack Rasmussen, Nan Montgomery, Carole Brown Goldberg, Jean Cohen, Don Russell. Hosted by Micheline Klagsbrun

Sunday
11-12
Outside, back of the building
Bike TLC
Tinker with your bicycle at this bike clinic led by James and David. Get some hints on tuning up your vehicle or ask them a really hard questions.

Saturday and Sunday Ongoing
Collage Making
#307, Lisa Rosenstein

Wheat Pasting
#203A, Jane Claire,

Zombie Water Color
#L2, SCRAP DC

3 Minute Movie Screenings
#204, Ryder Haske and Drew Xeron


Twitter: @52_O_Street
For more information visit http://www.52ostreetstudios.org/
Contact: Eames Armstrong eamesarmstrong@gmail.com
52oststudios@gmail.com


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